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Packers confirm Jordy Nelson out for year with significant knee injury

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Packers confirm Jordy Nelson out for year with significant knee injury

The Green Bay Packers will officially have to make do this season without their top wide receiver.

The Packers confirmed on Monday that Jordy Nelson will miss the rest of the season with "a significant right knee injury."

Although the Packers didn't specify what type of injury Nelson had suffered, it was reported on Sunday that the initial diagnosis of the wide receiver's injury was a torn ACL.

Nelson, 30, hurt his knee in Sunday's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was a non-contact injury. 

Last season, Nelson led the team with 98 catches, 1,519 reception yards and 13 touchdowns.

The Bears face the Packers at Soldier Field in Week 1 this season.

WATCH: Mitchell Trubisky runs like Michael Vick for 8-yard touchdown

WATCH: Mitchell Trubisky runs like Michael Vick for 8-yard touchdown

The New England Patriots defense wasn’t giving Mitchell Trubisky many options through the air, so he decided to take matters into his own hands at Soldier Field.

The young quarterback’s legs were the Bears’ most-effective weapon in the first quarter, as Trubisky led the team with 35 rushing yards on four carries in the opening period of play.

He capped it off with an eight-yard touchdown scramble that had him looking like Michael Vick on the field.

The Bears will need to have a more well-rounded offensive attack to keep up with teams like the Patriots, but Trubisky found what was working in the first quarter.

Perhaps most importantly, he’s been smart and safe with his running, opting to slide and go to the ground on his big plays to avoid any big hits.

His legs continue to make this offense more dynamic, to keep up with top-notch opponents like New England.

Watch Matt Forte attack Lance Briggs with a cardboard box, because why not

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Watch Matt Forte attack Lance Briggs with a cardboard box, because why not

It's gameday. 

The Patriots are in town. 

Khalil Mack is probably playing with a significant injury. 

Stressed out? Don't blame you. So enjoy this video of Matt Forte pranking Lance Briggs:

The best pranks are the most simple ones.